Mounting concern over cholera health crisis in Yemen

Source: The Guardian
Country: Yemen

A major new cholera epidemic looms, exacerbated by the advent of rains and the difficulties for humanitarian workers in reaching conflict-hit areas, with no end to the violence in sight.

More than 2,000 new cases reported every day, with 25% of those affected being children under five

By Peter Beaumont

Yemen is facing a massive resurgence of cholera in what was already one of the world’s worst outbreaks, with more than 137,000 suspected cases and almost 300 deaths reported in the first three months of this year.

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